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Billy Joe Gordon

December 7, 1935 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Billy Joe Gordon Obituary

Mr. Billy Joe Gordon, 88 years, 1 month, 6 days of Perry County passed away Saturday January 13, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Coble, Tn. in Hickman County  the son of the late James Elbert Gordon and Willie Lee Poore. Billy Joe was a Christian receiving God's grace in salvation as a teenager in the faith of Church of Christ at Coble, Tennessee. He was a faithful church goer from an early age until his death living each day like it was the last. He attended church and Sunday school regularly.

Billy Joe was retired from the State of Tennessee Highway Transportation Department.

Billy Joe was a big fan of football, baseball, softball and most of all basketball. He was an official referee for TSSAA for many years. He traveled far and near to call many games.

Billy Joe was a devoted family man, a loving husband, dad, and granddaddy. He loved Sunday dinners because he knew the whole family would be there. 

In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by sisters Mayzelle Gordon, Kathy Atkinson, Louise Gordon, Myrtle Holt, Dollie Warren, Frances Chessor and Sue McNabb, brothers T.J., Elvin, Walker and Samuel Gordon and sons-in-law Scott Blackwell and Greg Roberts.


Survivors include his wife of 62 years plus, Joy Kilpatrick Gordon, daughters Denise Blackwell and Dana (Mike) Southall, grandchildren Kristin (Chris) Smith, Matthew Blackwell, Emily (Brandon) Hickok and Will Southall, great-grandson Atticus Smith, brothers Eddie (Mattie) Gordon and Thomas (Cheryl) Chessor both of Centerville and a host of other loving family members and many friends.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 20, 2024

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Visitation
Sunday
January 21, 2024

11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Funeral Service
Sunday
January 21, 2024

2:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Interment
Sunday
January 21, 2024

2:45 PM
Dr. O.A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery
564 Old Highway 13 SOUTH
Linden, TN 37096

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